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investment banking

What is it like living in HK as a junior banker

Wake up from your serviced apartment in Wan Chai or Sai Wan at 6am. Catch a bus or if you were a bit late, taxi to the office. Continuously check

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Should you actually Buy when an Equity Research Report Rate a Stock BUY?

From the people that I speak to, there are generally two extremes. People either really believe in the equity research reports on face value or completely dismiss them. To get

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5 things I learned working in Investment Banking

Throughout my 10+ years career in equities research in investment banking, there were many lessons I learned. These are some of the key takeaways. Never, ever take things for granted

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3 specific steps to get a Job Interview at Investment Banks

It is always discouraging to go on efinancialcareers and see the position you crave for has already received 100+ applications, or you simply don’t have the number of years experience

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What is it like Living in HK as a Senior Banker

A caveat of this post is that I never actually reached that stage so this is more a collection of stories I hear rather than personal experience. Wake up at

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Why I am doing Startup instead of Banking

More than 10 years ago, when I first started in my career, I didn’t know any better. I thought banking was the career to go - the star analysts, travelling for work,

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Equity Research Analyst - Ask Me Anything

— This post is a summary of the AMA I did at a few forums. If you have any questions too, please feel free to leave a comment at the

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The Perks of working at Investment Banks

Other than the travelling, another cool thing about working at IB was the restaurants we got to go to. I am a little bit of a foodie so I kind

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How I got from Back Office to Front Office in Banking

Before I started off as a research associate, I actually landed a data analyst job at a bulge bracket first. It wasn’t exactly what I was after but it was

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How much did I get paid at Investment Banks

A disclaimer on this post is that you may be disappointed if you are looking for figures. I am going to talk more about relatives because I actually think buying

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